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This page outlines our funded courses for young people and mature students. If you are a commercial company or tradesperson looking for professional trade courses, please visit our SPECIALIST TRADE COURSES website.

The STC Group are an Ofsted grade good provider delivering trade courses to such a high standard we have received the Mayors Construction Academy kite mark.

Our trade course training can be fully-funded if you are 19+ and claiming either JSA,ESA or Universal Credit.If this is not eligible to you we also deliver these fantastic courses through competitive commercial rates.

You can currently choose from six main construction areas: carpentry & joinery, wall & floor tiling, painting & decorating, plumbing, electrical and bricklaying, or take a multi-skills approach with modules for several trade areas including bathroom fitting. We also offer the Health and Safety L1 and CSCS testing provision as an accredited CITB testing centre.

We are accredited by C-skills Awards whose courses include underpinning knowledge in health and safety and construction principles alongside practical skills in your chosen trade area. C-skills courses are designed by trade professionals and offer industry recognised qualifications that you can build upon with further study or use for entry into employment.

We have a motivated team of highly skilled tutors, all offering the best professional trade skill training available. We put great emphasis on a high quality finish.  In fact, if you do not hold the same high opinion of any training we deliver to you after completing your course with us, we will give you the opportunity to return and re take any modules you have undertaken; this is also true of any lecture you have taken as a refresher later on, so if your trained by us you can be confident you will receive complete technical support for as long as you need it after you finish.

Based at our Harold Wood training centre, our courses range from 1 week basic to 4 weeks advanced with courses currently running Monday to Friday starting every 2 weeks throughout the year. Our courses can be tailored to someone wanting to learn new skills in support of employment opportunities to experienced trades people looking to upskill. Our funded training takes the form of 2 weeks per trade and includes a health & safety L1, CSCS test and card. Referrals can be made by contacting your local job centre work coach.

Our current courses are accredited at L1 with an option to achieve a L2 if the candidate is employed as our blended learning includes on the job observations and assessment. For further information complete the enquiry form below.

Whether you want a fast trade trade course or an accredited Government funded course, we have the perfect course for you.

We can help you build your future with wide ranging support so your career starts here.

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